Sex -- A Major Predictor Of Remission In Early Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Sat, 09 Dec 2006 12:00 PM EST

... Women with rheumatoid arthritis have significantly less chance of remission than men, finds research published ahead of print in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.The authors base their findings on almost 700 adults who had been recently diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.Their average age was 58, and they had had their disease for an average of six months. [click link for full article] ...